University of Texas School of Law

Professional graduate school of the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in law

The University of Texas School of Law (Texas Law) is one of the professional graduate schools of the University of Texas at Austin. Texas Law is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the United States and admits roughly 20% of its applicants. In 2018 the law school was ranked No. 15 by the U.S. News & World Report, and No. 12 by Above the LawEvery year, Texas Law places a significant part of its class into law firms, where median base salaries start at $165,808. According to Texas Law's 2016 disclosures, 80.66% of the Class of 2016 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation.The school has 19,000 living alumni. Amongst its alumni are U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker; U.S. Secretary of Treasury Lloyd Bentsen; White House Senior Advisor Paul Begala; U.S. Supreme Court Justice and U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark ; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Sam Rayburn; litigator Sarah Weddington who represented Jane Roe in the seminal case Roe v Wade; and Gustavo C. Garcia, Carlos Cadena, James DeAnda lead litigators for the landmark civil rights case Hernandez v. Texas
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David Crump

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